Authors > Richard Matheson

I Am Legend

Robert Neville may well be the last living man on Earth . . . but he is not alone. An incurable plague has mutated every other man, woman, and child into bloodthirsty, nocturnal creatures who are determined to destroy him.

Year: 1954
Genre: HorrorVampires

The Incredible Shrinking Man

Inch by inch, day by day, Scott Carey is getting smaller. Once an unremarkable husband and father, Scott finds himself shrinking with no end in sight. His wife and family turn into unreachable giants, the family cat becomes a predatory menace, and Scott must struggle to survive in a world that seems to be growing ever larger and more perilous--until he faces the ultimate limits of fear and existence.

Year: 1956
Genre: HorrorScience Fiction

Hell House

Rolf Rudolph Deutsch is going die. But when Deutsch, a wealthy magazine and newpaper publisher, starts thinking seriously about his impending death, he offers to pay a physicist and two mediums, one physical and one mental, $100,000 each to establish the facts of life after death.

Year: 1971
Genre: Haunted HouseHorror

What Dreams May Come

What happens to us after we die? Chris Nielsen had no idea, until an unexpected accident cut his life short, separating him from his beloved wife, Annie. Now Chris must discover the true nature of life after death.

Year: 1978
Genre: After LifeSupernatural



Year TitleGenres & Tags

Noir: Three Novels of SuspenseSuspense
The Best of Richard MathesonHorror
1954I Am LegendHorrorVampires, Plague
1956The Incredible Shrinking ManHorrorScience Fiction
1971Hell HouseHaunted HouseHorror
1975Somewhere In TimeTime Travel
1978What Dreams May ComeAfter LifeSupernatural
1992Journal of the Gun YearsWild West